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Applications open for new FDF-funded Nuffield Drought Resilience Scholarships

Extension and Adoption of DRFP Grants Placemat DAFF SS

Grants open to get proven drought-resilience practices & technologies onto farms

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Opportunities in the wet include drought preparation

  • Think Tank

Think Tank 2: Are we drought ready? Local adaptation in rural & regional Victoria

** In-person bookings for Bendigo close Tuesday 21 March, 5pm ADST ** ** Online bookings open until 7am day of the event **   Even...
  • Soils

Sustainable Soils Forum 2023 – What’s next in Ag

The Vic Hub Regional Soil Co-ordinator, Dr Peter Fisher, and other Vic Hub members will be at this event; come and talk to Peter and...

2023 Science to Practice Forum

The Science to Practice Forum brings together producers, researchers, government, industry and the community to explore the innovative tools and practices helping our regions prepare...
Media Releases
  • Ag Innovation
  • 2 minute read

Media Release: Vic Hub’s new podcast series a practical look at farming innovation

      Sabine Tausz-Posch, Associate Director – Innovation at the Victoria Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub (Vic Hub), said, “We created this new podcast series as a guide for farmers who are deciding...
  • Government panel visit
  • 3 minute read

Media Release: DAFF, Future Drought Fund advisers make fruitful Mildura visit to Vic Hub team

L-R: Bronwyn Harch, Caroline Welsh, Dale Park, Brent Finlay (Chair) and James Rowe (all FDF Hubs Advisory Committee), with Michael Tausz, Vic Hub Director. Image credits: Tegan Buckley, Mallee Marketing   Professor Michael Tausz, director...
  • Drought resilience
  • 1 minute read

Media Release: New drought grants to boost on-farm resilience

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has launched a new grants program to encourage more farmers to take up drought-resilience practices and technology. Over $14 million is available to eligible entities under the...
News Articles


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‘All in the same canoe’ – the place of resilience

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Collaborative discussion re science comms and getting research on-farm

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